Town of Henrietta, NY
Monroe County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Henrietta 2-18-2015 by L.L. No. 1-2015. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Property maintenance — See Ch. 205.
Subdivision of land — See Ch. 245.
Zoning — See Ch. 295.
All newly constructed homes are required to have a lawn installed, which shall adhere to the following requirements:
A. 
The minimum thickness of the topsoil shall be six inches throughout the entire lawn area.
B. 
After a certificate of occupancy is issued from the Town, the homeowner, builder or developer shall have a minimum of six months to have the topsoil in place and the lawn seeded. The new home shall have an established lawn no later than 12 months from the issue date of the certificate of occupancy.
The person(s) responsible for installing the lawn in accordance with these regulations shall be identified in writing prior to a building permit being issued. If no one is identified as being responsible, it will automatically be the responsibility of the person(s) named on the required Town of Henrietta building permit.
A. 
A Town of Henrietta building permit is required for all lawn irrigation systems to assure that they are not mistakenly installed within the Town, county or state right-of-way.
B. 
Monroe County Water Authority and Monroe County Department of Health approvals are required for the backflow prevention device mandated for all lawn irrigation systems.
Except for the building structure/driveway area, all remaining lot areas of the parcel shall be lawn following all requirements in this code. Any relief from this § 148-4 must be approved in writing by the Town of Henrietta Engineering Department in advance of installation of the lawn.
Approval and enforcement of the above provisions shall be the responsibility of the Town of Henrietta Engineering Department.